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Definition of right-hand drive in English:


[mass noun]
1A motor-vehicle steering system with the steering wheel and other controls fitted on the right side, designed for use in countries where vehicles drive on the left side of the road: the cost of right-hand drive [as modifier]: right-hand drive models
More example sentences
  • And it means that you can move from right-hand drive to left-hand drive without having to make great changes to the car.
  • Motor manufacturers have huffed and puffed about transport costs, exchange rates, the expense of right-hand drive models and so on.
  • The Silver Arrow is the truly exclusive model of the range, and as Mercedes will only be making 100 right-hand drive models, the chief exec will have to move quickly.
1.1 [count noun] A vehicle with right-hand drive steering: Sue has a right-hand drive
More example sentences
  • His car being a right-hand drive meant we were right beside each other.
  • Well, the fact is that this one is in the USA and it is also a right-hand drive!
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